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May 15, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — From toddlers to teens to adults, there is something for everyone at the Rahway Public Library (RPL) in June. The library has released its June calendar and schedule of events. It's a full itinerary of art, entertainment, literacy, dance, and music. The RPL announced, "The Library ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education (BOE) met Tuesday, May 10, for a special session in advance of its regular meeting scheduled for May 17. Though the personnel matters discussed during an executive session were closed to the public, comments were welcomed during the open portion of the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public School District has announced its Students of the Month for May. They are: Eric McClain and Charlotte Koenig: Grade 9 Bertha Guzman and Ryan Kling: Grade 10 Anna Jarosz and Kaitlyn Vieira: Grade 11 Manuel Mendez and Daniel Custode: Grade ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public School District honored seven educators as Teachers of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year. They represent each of the district's seven buildings: four elementary schools, the Academy, ACE, and the high school. This year's honorees are: Dyan McMillen: ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the events and meetings in town this week. City: Monday, May 9, 7-8 p.m.: Rahway Municipal Council (Regular Meeting) and Special Improvement District Meeting. Click here for more information. Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 p.m.: Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It's getting tough to keep up with all the good news coming out of the schools and cover it all, but we'll do our best. The latest concerns Madison Elementary School's PTO, which just held its first ever Spring Hop Festival on Friday, April 29. Games, food, music, fun, and good ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy PTO ran a very successful car wash on Saturday, as students and parents devoted the morning and early afternoon to washing cars, selling snacks, and collecting food for local pantries in the area. PTO Co-Secretary Jacqueline Berrios said that the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the events and meetings in town this week. City: Tuesday, May 3, 7-8 p.m.: Rahway Municipal Council (Pre-Conference Meeting). Click here for more information. Wednesday and Thursday, May 4-5: Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic. Click here for more ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — For several years now, Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons have been regular visitors to Rahway High School (RHS). They returned this year once again, on Tuesday, April 26, to share their story about the Seton Hall Fire of 2000. The event was cosponsored by RHS and the Rahway Fire ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy PTO is holding a car wash on Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, a rain date has been set for May 14. If you recall, the PTO ran a car wash way back in September. (You were there right? Or at least you ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Thursday, April 14, Representative Donald M. Payne Jr. visited Rahway High School (RHS), speaking to a select group of students and faculty. The Rahway students are part of business teacher Linda Weissbrod's marketing course and are participating in the Securities Industry and ...

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UNION, NJ – School district administration spent Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning “unpacking” the events leading up to the fight in Union High School that necessitated a lockdown and resulted in the arrest of three students. According to a letter sent to parents Tuesday afternoon from ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As has so many times been the case when I've gone somewhere to report on a story, I'm not always certain what to expect, what I'll find, whom I'll meet, or what the final write-up will look like. When I arrived at Rahway High School (RHS) last Thursday to cover the Class of 1971's tour ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- More than 50 members of the Union Catholic Community helped set a World Record for the most people simultaneously watering plants on Friday. Union Catholic is now the home of two world record holders. Last summer, Sydney McLaughlin (UC Class of 2017), broke the world ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the events and meetings in town this week. City: Monday, April 25, 7 p.m.: Rahway Social Justice Commission Meeting. Click here for more information. Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m.: Rahway Planning Board Meeting. Click here for more ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway just finished reporting about a great youth leadership opportunity and the nonprofit organization, It's Kairos Time, that is collaborating on it. As a matter of fact, the leadership seminar is taking place this very weekend. If you missed our coverage of it, you can find ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Dr. Patricia Camp, the superintendent of the Rahway Public School District, posted a letter to the community on Wednesday, April 13, wishing everyone an enjoyable and safe spring break. The school district's spring break runs from Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 24. School resumes on ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The student newspaper of Rahway High School, Rho Eta Sigma, has been released. The spring issue arrives just prior to spring break, which begins on Friday, April 15. This issue includes a summary of the winter sports season, coverage of a number of school events, interviews with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Upon hearing the news that Dr. Diane Recinos had been formally appointed the new president of Berkeley College in March, following her initial elevation to Interim President in October, we at TAPinto Rahway just knew that we had to arrange an interview with her. See, Dr. Recinos is not ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was speaking recently with Berley Hanna Jr., the National Executive Committeeman of the American Legion Department of New Jersey. We ran into Hanna at an event, and he was telling us about an upcoming opportunity for high school junior boys: the American Legion ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the events, meetings, and happenings in town this week. City: Monday, April 11, 7 p.m.: Rahway Municipal Council (Regular Meeting) and Special Improvement District Meeting. Click here for more information. Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.: Alcoholic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Wednesday, March 30, children's author Tami Charles visited Rahway's Franklin Elementary School. Charles is the New York Times bestselling author of All Because You Matter, a picture book for young readers (pre-K through Grade 3), with illustrations by the award-winning illustrator ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are the recently announced Students of the Month at Rahway High School for the month of April. Kayla Morales: Grade 12 Brianna Libis: Grade 12 Anisha Dort: Grade 11 Micah Lawson: Grade 11 Amanda Puga: Grade 10 Makenzie Zweidinger: ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education (BOE) meets this Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. for its monthly Caucus Meeting. The BOE meets in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. Those wishing to attend the meeting virtually can do so by clicking ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Sarah Mae Lagasca, a music teacher at Arts High School, was asked to attend a “special assembly” Friday to showcase the school’s music department, her main focus was to prepare her students to perform at the event. That attention to students is just one of the many teaching ...

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Dr. Patrick Holness, the vice principal over at Grover Cleveland Elementary School, is back. Author of the very popular TAPinto Rahway piece from a few weeks back, Where’s Waldo? (Or Is It, Where's Al-do?), and one of our newly favorite contributors, Dr. Holness has shared with us another great ...

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SAYREVILLE – Beginning around 6:45 a.m., you start to see the build-up of cars and buses on Washington Road, as Sayreville War Memorial High School prepares for another school day. The traffic quickly increases and backs up, as the slow trudge to the high school becomes a bit more brisk. With ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Thursday, March 24, as part of their Women's History Month celebration, the students of Madison Elementary School prepared something very special: a play portraying the life and work of the late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And in what Madison principal Tricia ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — For the past several years, the Rahway Elks, Lodge #1075, located at 122 W. Milton Ave., has sponsored two Rahway High School (RHS) students to attend the annual New Jersey Elks Peer Leadership Conference. This year's attendees were junior David Villatoro Castro and freshman Nirvaan ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, March 11, amidst the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, following Russia's February 24th invasion of its western neighbor, students at Rahway's Madison Elementary School decided to spread some good cheer and celebrate peace on the field behind their school. One of the school's ...

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